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Commission Opportunity at PONTIO

Deadline: January 7, 2014, 6:00 pm

PONTIO is an exciting new development at the heart of the University of Bangor. The new building designed by Grimshaw Architects, set on the slope below the Main University Building will house a mid-scale theatre, a studio theatre, a cinema, design and innovation centre, Students Union, administrative base, spacious lecture theatres, social learning spaces, bar, café, external performance space, outdoor seating and panoramic views. Click here for more information about PONTIO.

The lead designers are Atkins with Grimshaw Architects, Arup as Theatre Consultant and Landscape Architects Gillespies making up the design team. 

The University of Bangor wish to appoint an artist/designer/architect collaboration to create one or a series of structures to be located within the landscape setting of PONTIO.

Budget: There is a budget of just under £100,000 to include all fees, detailed design, site preparation, materials, fabrication, delivery and installation.

Process: Please send a CD with a powerpoint or pdf showing between 8 and 12 previous projects and project list, as well as a CV and a brief letter explaining your interest in the project. Email applications will also be accepted but please contact [email protected] or 02920750992 before sending an application by email.
Between 3 and 5 artists will be short-listed and given a fee of £1,500 to develop a concept design outlining their approach to the project. Artists will present their ideas to the Steering Group and one artist/team will then be appointed.

Send applications to: Celfwaith, 7 Pontfaen, Cardiff, CF23 7DU

Deadline for applications: Tuesday 7th January 2014  (6pm)

Click here to download a full brief.(224 KB)